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Two Arrested for Drug Possession Following Traffic Stop

Drug Arrest 2Two local people were arrested late Thursday night in Russell for drug possession.

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Proposed Sales Tax Increase for City of Lucas Will Be on Election Ballot

VoteCitizens of Lucas will have the opportunity to vote on a one percent sales tax for the City of Lucas on November 6.

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Bickerdyke Elementary Students Pulling for Ronald McDonald Houses

Bickerdyke Pull Tabs 2018 1Bickerdyke Elementary School students are learning how a little thing can make a big difference in the lives of other people. The students of the three third grade classes presented three very large containers of pull tabs to McDonald's of Russell team members on October 10 at McDonald's in Russell.

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2018 ROAR Winners Announced

R.O.A.R. LogoThe winners of the 2018 Russell Original Art Review have been announced.

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Disaster Declaration Will Expedite State's Emergency Response Support

Jeff ColyerKansas Governor Jeff Colyer has issued a State of Disaster Emergency declaration for the state in response to the recent heavy rains that have caused localized flooding and flash floods in a number of counties.

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Minor Flooding Reported in Russell County

FloodRussell County and many areas in central Kansas received significant amounts of rainfall from October 5 through October 9.

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Byers-Long Named Kansas Association of Realtors Salesperson of the Year

Jeannine Byers-Long 2018 Salesperson of the YearThe Kansas Association of Realtors (KAR) recently announced its 2018 Salesperson of the Year as Jeannine Byers-Long, Broker and Owner of Advantage Realty in Russell.

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